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The psychology of fairness: Why some Americans don’t believe the election results

David M. Mayer, University of Michigan The electoral votes have confirmed Joe Biden won the 2020 United States presidential election. The presidential electors gave Biden…

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Inside Trump and Barr’s Last-Minute Killing Spree

Private executioners paid in cash. Middle-of-the-night killings. False or incomplete justifications. ProPublica obtained court records showing how the outgoing administration is using its final days…

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The University of Michigan’s ‘Words Matter Task Force’ unveils its woke words blacklist

[Admin – And I say it’s about time! [See latest list below.] I believe the University of Michigan should burn all of the books in…

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Employers Will No Longer Be Required To Give Paid Leave To Workers With COVID-19

In March, Congress guaranteed workers up to two weeks of fully paid sick leave if they contract COVID-19. Republicans blocked an extension to the mandate….

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Republicans get their corporate tax break in new COVID stimulus

By Sarah K. Burris Republicans worked to ensure that the new COVID-19 stimulus billwould ensure a corporate tax break so that multi-national corporations can write off…

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Secular ‘values voters’ are becoming an electoral force in the US – just look closely at 2020’s results

Phil Zuckerman, Pitzer College The voting patterns of religious groups in the U.S. have been scrutinized since the presidential election for evidence of shifting allegiances…

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BUSTED? Why the numbers behind Mitch McConnell’s re-election don’t add up

ByAlison Greene, DC Report @Raw Story– Commentary McConnell racked up huge vote leads in traditionally Democratic strongholds, including counties that he had never before carried….

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Trump, the Proud Boys and the Kraken: Is the #EndofDemocracy just a meme — or the real thing?

Andrew O’Hehir, Salon We’re in a period of transition — but transition from what, or to what? Nobody’s quite sure. From one president to another, purportedly, but that’s the…

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A violent attempt to over-through the U.S. government is inevitable

Pro-Trump protesters rally for a coup: “We’re not going anywhere” Trump’s rhetoric is emboldening his supporters — and solidifying their support. … But Trump appears…

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Russian hackers hit US government using widespread supply chain attack

DAN GOODIN Russia’s Cozy Bear is trojanizing business software to infect organizations worldwide. Russian hackers have breached networks belonging to the US government and private…

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